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Two small town U.S. water facilities targeted by Russian hackers

Two small U.S. towns of about 5,000 residents had water treatment infrastructure targeted by two separate Russian hacking groups in recent months. The most recent...
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Walkerton Clean Water Centre offers hands-on water treatment training at Confederation College

In a new partnership, the Walkerton Clean Water Centre (WCWC) has had a successful first run incorporating its “Operation of Conventional Treatment Processes” course...
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Toronto pauses stormwater charge consultations

The City of Toronto has paused its three stormwater charge public consultation sessions set for April, following the mayor’s instructions to align its potential...
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Collingwood, New Tecumseth agree to move forward with WTP expansion

Despite the escalation of costs associated with expanding the Raymond A. Barker Water Treatment Plant in the Town of Collingwood, Ontario, local officials have...
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Manitoba’s Selkirk WWTP honoured for innovation, sustainability

Manitoba’s Red River Basin Commission (RRBC) has honoured the City of Selkirk’s wastewater treatment plant with the North Chapter Award, which recognizes the community’s...
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Samsung turns to wastewater to meet growing water demands from semiconductor market

With the amount of water required by Samsung Semiconductor expected to more than double by 2030, the South Korean multinational manufacturing conglomerate has formed...
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Global supply chain issues delay Calgary’s reintroduction of fluoride to drinking water

Global supply chain issues are once again causing delays around creating the infrastructure necessary for the City of Calgary to reintroduce fluoride into its...
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Dalhousie partners with Atlantic First Nations Water Authority to create new path forward

A new $4.3-million federal grant will allow Dalhousie University to support  the Atlantic First Nations Water Authority (AFNWA) to successfully deliver its mandate as...
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EPCOR shares follow-up report on electrical damage that shut down Edmonton WTP

In an incident follow-up to municipal officials in Edmonton, EPCOR’s plant director at the E.L. Smith Water Treatment Plant said that it took a...
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AtkinsRéalis awarded engineering contract for Quebec hydrogen project

AtkinsRéalis has been awarded a front-end engineering and design services contract by TESCanada H2 Inc. for a major initiative in Quebec that aims to...
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Violations lead Alberta village to consider geotechnical investigation of wastewater lagoon issues 

Municipal officials in the Alberta village of Big Valley want to undertake a geotechnical inspection of its wastewater lagoon, following alleged violations that date...
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Two Ontario companies fined for improper waste management practices at Dresden disposal site

Numbered company 1230934 Ontario Limited and Waste Wood Disposal Ltd. have been fined for breaches of the Ontario Water Resources Act (OWRA) and the...

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